The Gulfport City Council voted unanimously June 20 to formally accept the $1.5 million in federal funds for the Gulfport Senior Center.
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Gulfport city officials partner with neighboring Treasure Island to offer more and better services to the homeless people in both cities.
Gulfport City Council voted June 20 to approve an agreement providing engineering services for the Williams Pier rehabilitation project.
Gulfport officials installed stop signs at a key intersection in an attempt to curb speeding and improve safety. Motorists in all directions now face a four-way stop at Tangerine Avenue South and 52nd Street. In that location, Tangerine Avenue, is actually a pair of two-lane roads separated by green space going east-west from 49th to […]
Representatives of Kinetic Fundraising are acting as managers for the senior center’s capital campaign. They told council members that the campaign is on track to reach its benchmark of $3.5 million by Aug. 31. The next benchmark after that is $5 million by Dec. 31.
“Anything that will make it faster for permits and such is good,” added Councilmember April Thanos (Ward I).
“In my wildest dreams, if I thought a human being could have as much fun as I’m having in Gulfport right now, I can’t imagine it.”
Gulfport Fire and Rescue Chief Rene Fernandez presented two newly promoted officers to the public at the Gulfport City Council’s June 6 meeting. Lt. Timothy Burton achieved the rank of captain. Firefighter/paramedic Michael Barber achieved the rank of lieutenant. As is customary on such occasions, Fernandez introduced each one and outlined their accomplishments. Each man’s […]
After the vote, Vice Mayor Paul Ray (Ward III) said, “Remember to be careful what books you order.” It was a light-hearted reference to controversies surrounding what books some people think should not be available in libraries.
“Having this Pride event was really kind of frightening for all of us. There were threats that if we went ahead with any drag shows, they would just arrest all of the council. I didn’t want to get all of my council members arrested.” –Ray
“Option A is what you got,” Henderson said to the club members. “It could have been done a heck of a lot less painlessly than that.”
“Except when there is actual or suspected child abuse or neglect, any parent who leaves a newborn infant with a firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic at a fire station or emergency medical services station, or brings a newborn infant to an emergency room of a hospital and expresses an intent to leave the newborn infant and not return, has the absolute right to remain anonymous and to leave at any time and may not be pursued or followed unless the parent seeks to reclaim the newborn infant.”